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King County Housing Authority Shoreline, WA, USA
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary- Landscaper/Cleaner- Briarwood (Shoreline) This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by January 3, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.   KCHA is the largest landlord in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing. The individual selected for this role will be responsible for performing manual work cleaning and maintaining residential facilities and grounds. The work involves a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks such as cutting grass, general landscaping and cleaning vacant units and common areas. Additionally, the Landscaper/Cleaner will be responsible for gutter and roof cleaning and pressure washing.  The Landscaper/Cleaner will also learn and assist in a variety of semi-skilled tasks involved with general maintenance of housing units.  We are currently recruiting for a conscientious and dedicated Landscaper/Cleaner for our Briarwood portfolio based in Shoreline, WA. The ideal candidate will have experience performing manual labor including cleaning and will have some knowledge of landscaping, as well as a desire to support the important work of King County Housing Authority. This position is represented by the Seattle King County Building Trades Council. Essential Functions Qualifications and Competencies Required Qualifications:   High School Diploma or GED. Experience in general landscaping and/or residential/commercial cleaning.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be substituted on a year for year basis.      Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   Knowledge of basic building maintenance methods, procedures and tools.  Knowledge and ability to safely operate vehicles, tools and power equipment related to grounds maintenance including appropriate use and care of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with supervisors, co-workers, and customers. Good listening skills including the ability to follow semi-complex instructions. Ability to read and write in the English language, as well as understand and interpret Chemical Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Ability to perform continual manual labor (bending, stooping, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, walking, holding hands above head, repetitive and vigorous use of appendages). Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect. Ability to maintain composure and adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities. Ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Proficiency using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet.  Special Requirements: Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check. Must possess a valid driver's license in order to travel regularly between work sites. Consent to and pass a Physical Abilities Test.To be considered for this opportunity, you must: Position Information and Application Process Complete the online application profile in its entirety. Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience.  (Résumé)   Salary & Benefits: The starting salary for this position is $20.22 per hour.  A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are available. Physical Work Environment Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Incumbents frequently use standard office equipment including personal computers, telephone and related equipment. Equal Opportunity: King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary- Senior Development Analyst This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by January 3, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. The Senior Development Analyst will be supporting the Development and Asset Management teams in planning, organizing, and managing housing development projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will work closely with the Development Director to ensure that real estate development projects are completed professionally, on time and within budget. Work may include a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities such as project accounting, reporting to lenders and investors, preparing funding applications, assisting with acquisition and financial closings, overseeing the transition from development into directing real estate transactions, and coordinating feasibility studies for future development projects. King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link . Essential Functions Oversees project accounting for all active development projects. Assists in preparation of development budgets, tracking expenditures and reporting on budget to actual performance. Manages payment application process with vendors and contractors involved in development projects and interacts with KCHA's accounting department on the proper coding and payment of invoices. Prepares monthly and quarterly reports of development activities. Works closely with the Asset Management Department to coordinate the financial closeout of development projects including audits and final cost certifications. Assists with: Preparation and submission of funding applications to local, county, state and federal funders; Preparation of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit applications and Requests for proposals from investors; Putting together complex tax-exempt bond transactions, including public offerings; Responding to the due diligence requirements of lenders and investors and other activities that may be required prior to closing on financing. Works with Development and Asset Management teams to coordinate the feasibility studies of new property acquisitions and new development opportunities, including procurement of consulting services, scheduling of consultants and filing of reports. Collaborates with the asset managers throughout the development process to insure their input is received on operating budgets, rents, scope of construction, scheduling and lease up projections. Oversees the transition from development to asset management ensuring that all necessary information is transferred to asset managers to ensure a smooth transition. Assists asset managers in the oversight and management of projects in KCHA's tax credit portfolio. Required Qualifications: Qualifications and Competencies Bachelor's Degree AND Three years of experience with real estate finance, project accounting, project management, contract administration, OR An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Analyzes problems, identifies alternative solutions, and implements recommendations; demonstrates critical, creative, and reflective thinking.  Applies effective written and verbal communication techniques to convey clear and timely messages to internal and external stakeholders; listens to people's ideas and concerns. Ability to navigate and negotiate with internal and external department leaders, partners, and vendors to develop priorities, timelines, and relationships. Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities; responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values. Work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and educationally diverse populations; values diversity; treats others with respect.  Proficiency with MS Office to include Word and Outlook.  Strong aptitude for using analytical tools such as Excel. Promotes cooperation, collaboration, and contributes as a team member; appreciates and leverages the strengths of others to accomplish goals. Special Requirements: Consent to and pass a criminal records background check. Application Requirements: To be considered for this opportunity, you must: Position Information and Application Process Complete the online application profile in its entirety. Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter) Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience.  (Résumé) Salary & Benefits: The starting salary range of this position is $64,929.72 - 75,886.61 annually.  A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also available. Physical Work Environment: Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed primarily in an office environment with occasional travel to meetings. The incumbent frequently uses standard office equipment including personal computers, telephone and related equipment and may drive a vehicle on Authority business. Equal Opportunity: King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 
King County Housing Authority Tukwila,Wa
Nov 25, 2019
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by December 13, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Do you enjoy finding solutions to some of society's most challenging and complex problems, such as homelessness? Are you always thinking of newer, better ways of doing things? Are you a self-starter always driving to execution?  If your answer to these questions is an enthusiastic "yes" then please keep reading! The Administrative Program Manager is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and talented professional to lead efforts to implement, manage and improve supportive housing programs that serve highly vulnerable people including those experiencing homelessness. The person in this position should be highly skilled at facilitating cross-sector, multi-disciplinary teams toward results; lead program planning, implementation and ongoing program management; comfortable public speaker/presenter; experienced at analyzing and interpreting data, regulations and policy; supervising and leading a cohesive team of professionals working towards social impact through supportive housing programs. The Administrative Program Manager reports to the Senior Director of Homeless Housing Initiatives.  The Homeless Housing Initiatives Department currently works with over 40 local non-profit organizations and systems of care to provide oversight of over 4,000 units of supportive housing using variety of rental assistance models (i.e. tenant-based, project-based, Public Housing, and locally designed programs) designed to address the varying needs of people experiencing homelessness. King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link . WHAT YOU WILL DO: The Administrative Program Manager will:  Lead and facilitate cross-system, organizational, and department teams to develop, implement and manage supportive housing programs.  Work may include planning and facilitating meetings; developing work plans, timelines, program logic, tracking methods, and reports; and preparing and presenting about programs to senior and mid-level management and the general public.  Lead the development of and oversee partnership agreements (contracts and memorandums of agreements) that govern supportive housing programs and Project-based Assistance. Work may include collaborating with cross-system, organizational, and department Managers to draft contract timelines scope of work, exhibits, forms, performance benchmarks, and budgets; analyze procurement methods to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and procurement policies. Use research, analysis and evaluation findings to develop policy and program recommendations for senior and mid-level management, external partners and policy makers. Mentor and support assigned staff including hiring, evaluating and staff planning, providing training, direction and oversight to individual staff and ensuring completion of individual and team work plans and assignments. Monitor and report on department initiatives, programs, work plans, budgets (including contract budgets), grant funds, program utilization and outcomes. Provide technical assistance, problem solving and training to staff and external contractors on various policies, regulations and procedures applicable to supportive housing programs.   Lead and support special projects and assignments.  Work may include research, analyzing data, policies and regulations, developing high level professional correspondence and presentations, contributor to grant applications, drafting agency wide policy changes, proposing new ideas and MTW initiatives and represent KCHA various stakeholder meetings and committees and at local and national conferences.   Click here for additional details regarding this position's classification specification. Qualifications and Competencies Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree AND A minimum of three years of professional work experience in supportive/affordable housing, program development, program management, homeless services OR An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Exceptional program management skills including the ability to prioritize and handle large bodies of work with competing deadlines simultaneously, working effectively and efficiently to provide quality service delivery.  Exceptional facilitation skills that drive to action and results, including the ability to facilitate groups of people with divergent opinions. Strategic thinker who is able to develop ideas while not losing sight of the details when implementing through teamwork and collaboration. Experienced and confident communicator that demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills; exhibits astute interpersonal skills and diplomacy. Ability to develop and nurture partnerships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, regularly inviting feedback and suggestions; working diplomatically and cooperatively with others.  Experienced supervising staff to include coaching, mentoring, evaluating and providing strong leadership to support employees in achieving goals and objectives in a dynamic and regulated work environment.  Knowledge of and the ability to analyze and evaluate problems, data, policy, regulations, and programs with critical, creative and reflective thinking to identify solutions and improved methods to achieving goals and objectives. Contributes to a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity; values organizational diversity; treats others with respect; promotes cooperation. Collaborates as a team player that is at ease working with multiple and diverse stakeholders and who brings enthusiasm, curiosity, humility and humor to their work.  Takes responsibility for own work performance and balancing critical job requirements, initiating and completing work; manages time/conflict/stress; ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment. Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities; responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values. Special Requirements: Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check. Must possess a valid driver's license to regularly travel between work sites or have an alternative reliable mode of transportation.  Position Information and Application Process Application Requirements: To be considered for this opportunity, you must: Complete the online application profile in its entirety. Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter) Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience.  (Résumé) Salary & Benefits: The starting salary range of this position is $74,670 - $90,000 annually.  A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also available. Physical Work Environment: Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Incumbents frequently use standard office equipment including personal computers, telephone and related equipment.  Work may require high volume processing with tight deadlines. Equal Opportunity: King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.